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    • Facts on Housing for Negros

    • Flyer printed in 1965 about the segregation of Park Hill
    • African Americans--Housing--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1965
    • Akron & Barberton Belt engine # 16 & train at Beaver St. siding, Akron, Ohio

    • Akron & Barberton Belt Railroad steam locomotive # 16 with a gondola car backs down a railroad spur near industrial buildings in Akron, Ohio. A portable coal conveyor is parked near the tracks. A sign on a building reads: "East Exchange Auto Parts."
    • Akron & Barberton Belt Railroad Company--1940-1950.; Akron (Ohio)--1940-1950.; Coal.; Conveying systems.; Railroad locomotives.; Railroads.
    • 1947 August 23
    • Akron & Barberton Belt R.R. Akron, OH. diesel # 26

    • View of Akron and Barberton Belt Railroad diesel locomotive # 26 with freight cars, a gondola car and caboose in Akron, Ohio. Letters on the train read: "A.& B.B.R.R.," "Atlantic Coast Dispatch" and "N & W." The train is on a spur near storage...
    • Akron & Barberton Belt Railroad Company--1940-1950.; Akron (Ohio)--1940-1950.; Diesel locomotives.; Railroad shops & yards.; Railroads.
    • 1948 June 26
    • Akron & Barberton Belt R.R. engine #16, River Street, Akron, OH

    • View of Akron & Barberton Belt Railroad steam locomotive #16 with a caboose and freight cars on a steel railroad bridge in Akron, Ohio. Letters on the locomotive read: "16" and "A. &. B.B.R.R." Letters on a caboose read: "Pennsylvania" and letters...
    • Akron & Barberton Belt Railroad Company--1940-1950.; Akron (Ohio)--1940-1950.; Railroad bridges.; Railroad locomotives.; Railroads.
    • 1947 January 10
    • Akron & Barberton Belt R.R. Akron, OH. engine # 7

    • Akron & Barberton Belt Railroad steam locomotive no. 7 with a tender and gondola car is stopped near a coaling tower in the railroad yards in Akron, Ohio. An electric substation is in the distance.
    • Akron & Barberton Belt Railroad Company--1940-1950.; Akron (Ohio)--1940-1950.; Railroad facilities.; Railroad locomotives.; Railroad shops & yards.; Railroads.
    • 1947 May 1
    • Akron & Barberton Belt engine # 16 & train at Beaver St. siding, Akron, Ohio

    • View of Akron & Barberton Belt Railroad steam locomotive # 16 and a consist of freight cars near the Beaver Street siding in Akron, Ohio. Shows an abandoned passenger platform and a factory.
    • Akron & Barberton Belt Railroad Company--1940-1950.; Akron (Ohio)--1940-1950.; Railroad freight cars.; Railroad locomotives.; Railroads.
    • 1947 August 23
    • Akron & Barberton Belt R.R. engine # 15 switching, early A.M. near Akron, OH.

    • View of Akron & Barberton Belt Railroad steam locomotive # 15 with a consist of freight cars in Summit County near Akron, Ohio. Houses and a church are in the distance.
    • Akron & Barberton Belt Railroad Company--1940-1950.; Akron (Ohio)--1940-1950.; Railroad freight cars.; Railroad locomotives.; Railroads.
    • 1947 July 3
    • Akron & Barberton Belt R.R.

    • Akron and Barberton Belt Railroad steam locomotive #17 switches tracks near the terminal in the railroad yard in Akron, Ohio. Shows wood frame terminal buildings, a water tower, coaling station, and gondola cars filled with coal. Railroad...
    • Akron & Barberton Belt Railroad Company--1940-1950.; Akron (Ohio)--1940-1950.; Railroad locomotives.; Railroad shops & yards.; Railroad stations.; Railroads.
    • 1947 June 23
    • Akron & Barberton Belt flying switch at Ak. engine #7

    • View of Akron & Barberton Belt Railroad steam locomotive #7 and a freight car switching tracks in the yards at Akron, Ohio. Shows an abandoned railroad depot, railroad ties, and a water tower.
    • Akron & Barberton Belt Railroad Company--1940-1950.; Akron (Ohio)--1940-1950.; Railroad locomotives.; Railroad switching.; Railroads.
    • 1947 June 11
    • Akron & Barberton Belt caboose #1, Barberton

    • View of Akron and Barberton Belt Railroad caboose # 1 parked with a freight car in a field in Barberton (Summit County), Ohio. The caboose has a cupola with a barrel roof.
    • Akron & Barberton Belt Railroad Company--1940-1950.; Barberton (Ohio)--1940-1950.; Railroad cabooses.
    • 1948 July
    • Akron & Barberton Belt 15, 3/4 view entering south end of Barberton

    • View of Akron & Barberton Belt Railroad steam locomotive # 15 and a consist of a freight car and gondola cars stops near an abandoned industrial building in Barberton (Summit County), Ohio. Men stand on the tender. Dark smoke rises from the...
    • Akron & Barberton Belt Railroad Company--1940-1950.; Barberton (Ohio)--1940-1950.; Railroad locomotives.; Railroads.
    • 1941 October 22
    • Akron & Barberton Belt R.R. engine #15, Firestone plant, Akron, OH

    • View of Akron & Barberton Belt Railroad steam locomotive # 15 and a freight car near the Firestone Tire and Rubber Company plant in Akron, Ohio. Men stand on the tender. Plant buildings, pedestrians and automobiles are in the distance.
    • Akron & Barberton Belt Railroad Company--1940-1950.; Firestone Tire and Rubber Company--Buildings--1940-1950.; Akron (Ohio)--1940-1950.; Industrial facilities.; Railroad locomotives.; Railroads.
    • 1947 April 12
    • Akron, Colorado, main street, 1886, looking north

    • View looking north on Main Street in Akron, Washington County, Colorado, of a wide street lined with wood frame false fronts and front gable structures. The barn on the right has "Lumber" painted on its front.
    • Akron (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Lumber industry--Colorado--Akron--1880-1890.; Streets--Colorado--Akron--1880-1890.
    • [1886]
    • Main street looking north from railroad yards, piles of coal in the foreground, about 1890.

    • Looking north from the Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad tracks down Main Street in Akron, Washington County, Colorado, there is a wide street with a windmill well in the center. Wood frame false fronts line the street. "Chicago Lumber Yard"...
    • Akron (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Streets--Colorado--Akron--1880-1890.; Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company.
    • [1887]
    • First hardware store in Akron, 1885

    • "Yeamans Bros. Hardware and Furniture" store in Akron, Washington County, Colorado, is a wood frame false front with a roof covering the walkway that runs the length of the building's facade. J.E. (Ed) and Charles N. Yeamans, brothers, pose under...
    • Akron (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Washington County (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Hardware stores--Colorado--Akron--1880-1890.; Hardware stores--Colorado--Washington County--1880-1890.
    • [1885]
    • City waterworks, Akron, Colo.

    • View of two-story native stone structure with a windmill on its hipped roof and a tall cylindrical water tank (standpipe) in Akron, Washington County, Colorado. Building once housed city offices, jail, and the water well. Windmill and watertank no...
    • Akron (Colo.)--1880-1900.; Buildings--Colorado--Akron--1880-1900.; Windmills--Colorado--Akron--1880-1900.
    • [between 1886 and 1890]
    • Murray Building, Akron, Colo.

    • The front facade of the Murray Building in Washington County, Akron, Colorado, is a two-story brick commercial building built in 1887 from brick manufactured locally either in 1887 or 1903. The building features a decorative corbeling and an ornate...
    • Akron (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Business districts--Colorado--Akron--1890-1910.
    • [between 1890 and 1910]
    • Akron, Colorado, the first Court House of Washington County

    • Men gather under the covered boardwalk of a two-story wood frame building during a 1902 trial in Akron, Colorado. The building's roofline has a center arch flanked by peaks. It was originally built as a hotel about 1886, but was taken over as a...
    • Akron (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Courthouses--Colorado--Akron--1900-1910.; Courthouses--Colorado--Washington County--1900-1910.
    • 1902
    • Laying of corner stone of Washington County Court House at Akron,  Colo.

    • Townspeople gather for the laying of the cornerstone of the Washington County Courthouse in Akron, Colorado. A large group of about 80 people are gathered around the upright wood framing. There is an outhouse in the foreground and one-story...
    • Akron (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Washington County (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Building construction--Colorado--Akron--1900-1910.; Courthouses--Colorado--Akron--1900-1910.; Courthouses--Colorado--Washington County--1900-1910.
    • 1909
    • Washington Co. Court House, Akron, Colo.

    • The exterior view of the Washington County Courthouse in Akron, Colorado, shows the two-story brick structure with its hipped roof with front gable pediment dormers and a lantern with windows and domed roof, bracketed cornice, stone window lintels,...
    • Akron (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Washington County (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Courthouses--Colorado--Akron--1900-1910.; Courthouses--Colorado--Washington County--1900-1910.
    • [1909]
    • Washington Co. Court House, Akron, Colo.

    • Angle view of side and front facade of the Washington County Courthouse in Akron, Colorado shows a two-story brick structure, designed by John J. Huddart, and featuring a hipped roof with front gable pediment dormers and a lantern with windows and...
    • Akron (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Washington County (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Courthouses--Colorado--Akron--1900-1910.; Courthouses--Colorado--Washington County--1900-1910.
    • [1909]
    • Washington County Court House, Akron, Colo.

    • Workmen in overalls and a few men in suits pose on the front steps of the Washington County Courthouse in Akron, Colorado. The two- story brick structure, designed by John J. Huddart, features a hipped roof with front gable pediment dormers and a...
    • Akron (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Washington County (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Courthouses--Colorado--Akron--1900-1910.; Courthouses--Colorado--Washington County--1900-1910.
    • [1909]
    • Akron, Colo.

    • View along Main Street of first water main pipes being laid, Akron, Washington County, Colorado. Trench dug along side of street; a man stands at canvas top automobile on street talking to driver. Buildings include a two-story brick commercial...
    • Akron (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Commercial facilities--Colorado--Akron--1910-1920.; Waterworks--Colorado--Akron--1910-1920.
    • [1912]
    • High School, Akron, Colo.

    • Angle view of front facade and side of the Washington County High School in Akron, Colorado. The two-story brick structure, designed by John J. Huddart, features a flat roof and a parapet with the name and "1915" on the double door with transom....
    • Akron (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Washington County (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Schools--Colorado--Akron--1910-1920.; Schools--Colorado--Washington County--1910-1920.
    • [between 1915 and 1920]
    • Akron, Colorado, the present Courthouse, 1909

    • This front facade of the Washington County Courthouse in Akron, Colorado, shows a two-story brick structure built in 1909, and designed by John J. Huddart, architect. It features a hipped roof with front gable pediment dormers and a lantern with...
    • Akron (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Washington County (Colo.)--1920-1930.; Courthouses--Colorado--Akron--1920-1930.; Courthouses--Colorado--Washington County--1920-1930.
    • [between 1920 and 1930?]
    • Lone Valley schoolhouse, southwest of Akron, Colo.

    • The Lone Valley schoolhouse stands on a grassy plain southwest of Akron in Washington County, Colorado. The small, weathered, clapboard, one-room schoolhouse has an entry vestibule, front gables, shingle roof, and brick chimney. A merry-go-round is...
    • Akron (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Schools--Colorado--Akron--1950-1960.; Schools--Colorado--Washington County--1950-1960.
    • 1959
    • Akron, Canton & Youngstown engine #352 broadside on River Styx trestle

    • View of an Akron, Canton and Youngstown passenger train on a steel trestle over the River Styx in Medina County, Ohio. Shows steam locomotive 352 with a passenger coach and a baggage car.
    • Akron, Canton & Youngstown Railroad Company--1930-1940.; Medina County (Ohio)--1930-1940.; Railroad bridges.; Railroad locomotives.; Railroads.; Trestles.
    • 1937 October 4
    • A.C. & Y. meet of trains 90 and 95 at New London (looking east)

    • Akron, Canton and Youngstown Railroad trains meet in New London (Huron County), Ohio. One train is on a siding. Shows a steam locomotive and an observation car. A business near the track has a sign that reads: "Hollis Snyder Electric Shop Complete...
    • Akron, Canton & Youngstown Railroad Company--1930-1940.; New London (Ohio)--1930-1940.; Railroad locomotives.; Railroads.
    • 1939 August 26

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